A “Long-Lost” Lord St. Oswald 1794 Half Cent Reappears

By Ron Guth .....   In 1795, an Englishman named William Strickland returned to his home following a sightseeing trip to America that began in 1794....

The One That Got Away: The Trials and Tribulations of Building...

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   Virtually every collector has experienced “the one that got away”. This usually involves a coin from your Wish List...

Understanding Lincoln Wheat Cents: Issues Worth $1 or Less

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   Lincoln Wheat cents turn up in pocket change, the effects of loved ones, and in rolls of cents tucked...

NGC-Certified Chinese Coins From Illustrious NC Collection Offered by Champion Auctions...

The NGC-certified NC Collection boasts hundreds of rarities carefully collected by one of China’s most famous families   Coins from the NC Collection — an outstanding...

A New Batch of Fairmont Collection Half Eagles Sells at Auction

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Stack’s Bowers sold another group of Liberty Head half eagles sourced from the Fairmont Collection in their...

Public and Private in Coin Production

By David Yoon for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   There is a commonly encountered conventional distinction between coins and tokens such that coins are produced...

Assist the NCIC in Recovery of Property Stolen During California Coin...

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   FedEx - Coins Stolen in Transit A FedEx package being shipped from Washington...

The Coinage of Ancient Mauretania

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ..... ANCIENT MAURETANIA WAS a region of coastal North Africa stretching from modern-day Algeria to Morocco. It should...

Coin Photography: A Photo is Worth 1,000 Words (Except When It’s...

A revisited guest blog on Coin Photography from Jenna Van Valen, photographer at DWN. We’ve all heard the numismatic mantra, “Buy the coin, not the...

Louis Golino: Ten Coins I’d Love to Own

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   The 10 coins I would love to own include four modern and four classic American coins and two...

You Need THESE Books to Appraise Your Coin Collection

By Christopher Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   People reach out to CoinWeek daily to ask for advice about selling coin collections. After inheriting a collection, or finding...

$250 Indian Head Cent / Wheat Cent Grab Bag

By CoinWeek .....   In this episode of CoinWeek Streaming News, CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan cracks open a bag of over 150 mixed date small cents...

Tyler Rossi: Ten Coins I’d Love to Own

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   As an avid numismatist, I tend to be attracted to coins that tell a story. While I of course...

Professional Coin Grading Service Honors Company’s Top Writers

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has launched a new writing award program to honor its top in-house writing staff, the very experts who help...

Questions and Answers About Coin Collecting Basics

By David Hendin for CoinWeek .....   Dear David (from Bill K.): How do I properly display my coins in a home or school? Are there...

Jeff Garrett: Ten Coins I’d Love to Own

By Jeff Garrett for CoinWeek .....   When asked to write an article about 10 coins I would love to own, my thoughts immediately turned to...

$5,000 Reward Renewed for Return of Stolen Gold Coin: Numismatic Crime...

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   $5,000 Reward for Return of Coin The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) has...

CoinWeek Podcast #154: Beware the Ides of March

CoinWeek Podcast #154: Beware the Ides of March Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...

CoinWeek Podcast #153: Collecting Currency with Arthur Friedberg

CoinWeek Podcast #153: Collecting Currency with Arthur Friedberg Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...

1933 Double Eagle to be Auctioned by Sotheby’s

By Christopher Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   Well, CoinWeek's recently-published 1933 Saint-Gaudens $20 double eagle story will need an update now that the New York Times...

Newman Numismatic Portal to Hold Symposium March 19-21

Following the positive response to the first Newman Numismatic Portal (NNP) Symposium in August 2020, NNP is pleased to announce the next event, which...

Steve Benner: Ten Coins I’d Love to Own

By Steve Benner for CoinWeek .....   Like most coin collectors, I have a list of coins I want to own. The list I plan to cover...

Help Locate Stolen Coins: Numismatic Crime Information Center

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Coins Located - International Coordination/Cooperation Thanks to a tip the following coins were...

Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in March

By CoinWeek .....   One might think that as March takes its turn in the calendar's monthly procession that the business of the United States Mint might...

United States 1982-D Jefferson Nickel

Description Background The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of that coin's production run. A design contest to commemorate...

CoinWeek Podcast #152: Completing a DANSCO 7070

 CoinWeek Podcast #152: Completing a DANSCO 7070 Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on...

Greg Cohen: Ten Coins I’d Love to Own

By Greg Cohen for CoinWeek .....   As a professional numismatist who has worked for some of the biggest companies in the industry, I have had...

United States 1933 Double Eagle $20 Gold Coin

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   The 1933 double eagle $20 gold coin is one of American Numismatics' most notorious coins. Only...

Bruce Morelan Reacquires Finest 1913 Liberty Nickel, Legend Buys Finest Sets

Multimillion-Dollar Sets Involve the All-Time Finest 1913 Liberty Nickel, Graded PR66 by Professional Coin Grading Service   Bruce Morelan and Legend Numismatics recently completed a historic...

Mike Markowitz: Ten Coins I’d Love to Own

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   I collect Late Roman (c. 300-491 CE) and Byzantine (c. 491-1350 CE) gold coins. The tangled histories of these...